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Low tech old fashioned fun

I took my 6 year son, he absolutely loved the water and sandpit. The dragon tour with Quince the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Catherine G
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Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
Interesting tour including underground section

Friendly & enthusiastic staff who know their stuff. A variety of tours cater for both historical... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2019
dwgcom
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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A choice of Actor-led Experiences: The Black Chasm Orcs, Goblins, Wraiths & other Myths. Wales' scariest underground adventure. This experience is not for the faint hearted! Not recommended for under 10's. A Dragon's Tale Why risk the nightmare of...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We on a dismal wet wales day. But the place was fun and informative and a great day. First we went on the miners tour, starting in the museum learning all about what the went through. In to the mine its self, had a great...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot rate silver mountain highly enough. My son (4) and nephew (7) have had the best day. We did the dragon tour, which also includes in the price all the above ground activities and we had a blast! From running around the kindling Wood looking...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to do the dragon tour with my 2 young sons. They absolutely loved it. A lot of thought has gone into the tour and Quince the elf was brilliant. A day hasn't gone by in 2 weeks that my youngest hasn't told me he...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really can’t say anything negative about this place. Every member of staff we encountered were very friendly and seemed to enjoy their jobs. Our little pup (Franky the dachshund) was made to feel welcome and he could go everywhere apart from the below ground...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely day out, plenty for children to do. Great cafe and friendly staff. The 'dragons tail' tour was very good, with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. Will definitely be back.

Date of experience: August 2019
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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We all look forward to seeing you again, from the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic, friendly and helpful staff, really good information given on tours, tour guides were Amazing really good keeping little ones interested, fabulous memorable day out, highly recommend

Date of experience: August 2019
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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your great review, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you back again soon, from all of us here at The Silver Mountain Experience

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 6 year son, he absolutely loved the water and sandpit. The dragon tour with Quince the elf was good old fashioned story telling fun, I feel aimed at age 6 maximum. The mining tour was really good even though there isn't lots...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Catherine G
LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Catherine, many thanks for your review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience! Hope to see you again soon, the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed August 15, 2019

Friendly & enthusiastic staff who know their stuff. A variety of tours cater for both historical interest or sheer fun. We did the Miners Tour with an interesting section through the former top level adit. The guide was very knowledgable and interesting (thanks Tam!). Good...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We very much hope to see you again soon, from the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We were a family of two elderly parents, parents, a teenager and a 7 year old. There was plenty to keep us all occupied and we really enjoyed the mine tour, even though it was wet and freezing cold! Certainly made us appreciate our lives...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon, from all of us here at Silver Mountain

Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect when we got here but we all had a fantastic time. The Number 13 escape room followed by the Black Chasm tour was enough to keep us entertained, but the staff and actors made the day even more enjoyable....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your visit so much! We hope to see you again soon, from all of us at the Silver Mountain Experience

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NigelS410
August 15, 2019|
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Response from mandybrimson | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how busy they are I would recommend booking online you can book just the escape rooms or do the whole experience x
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Daniel C
May 14, 2019|
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Response from LucieW191 | Property representative |
Hi, Due to the nature and age of the site, the area built into a hill with lots of gravel so I'm afraid it is not. If however you wished to visit with other people we would not charge the wheelchair user as they would have... More
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awayfromhome1970
January 7, 2018|
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Response from LucieW191 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. The Silver Mountain Experience is currently closed for the winter, but will re-open on 24th March (with the exception of the Paranormal Investigations special event on 24th February) for the... More
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